Learning from the Future

Colette Sadler
21/12/2022 22/12/2022
  • Duration: 50'
  • Location : Salle de l’Œil vert

In Learning from the Future, Colette Sadler, the winner of the second edition of the PODIUM competition, imagines replacing the human body with an inanimate one and reflects on the virtual nature of how it is presented in a post-human world. The prototype BODY A inhabits a science fiction world. This highly sophisticated bio-machine’s gestures are super fast. BODY A has no consciousness and is unable to distinguish between intentions and external impulses. However, it looks like an attractive human. The body of performer and dancer Leah Marojevic is viewed as a mere receptacle that can be filled or emptied with a flow of coded data that seems to set her in motion, ordering her to perform a fragmented dance and move through a dizzying series of complex algorithms. BODY A is a perfectly controlled device that was designed to perform. It exists without any gender and serves without any ideology. The British choreographer expertly injects a conflict between the virtual and the real, between robotic artificiality and the resurgence of the primitive body, transporting the viewer from their seat to a world of emotion and poetry.


Date Hour
Wednesday, December 21 7:00 pm
Thursday, December 22 8:00 pm


  • Plein tarif 15 €
  • 65ans+/Carte prof/Groupe10+ 15 €
  • -30ans/Pro/Dem.d'emploi 9 €
  • Groupe scolaire 8 €
  • -15ans 7 €
  • Etudiants Conservatoires Art de la parole 5 €



Chorégraphie Colette Sadler

Performance Leah Marojevic

Musique Brendan Dougherty

Vidéo Mikko Gaestel

Lumières Samuli Laine

Costumes Eyal Meistel

Dramaturgie Assaf Hochman

Production Feral

De Colette Sadler / Stammer Productions et Dance4 / Arts Council of England

Soutien financier Creative Scotland

Soutenu par un programme de résidence au TanzHaus Zurich et Bora-Bora Aarhus

Prix du public vendredi du concours PODIUM 2021

Dans le cadre de la tournée PODIUM 2022-2023 qui présente en France, en Suisse et en Belgique, les lauréats du concours PODIUM 2021. Le concours PODIUM est soutenu par le Ministère de la Culture, la DRAC Auvergne – Rhône-Alpes, la Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, le Département de l’Isère et la Ville de Grenoble.





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